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The Odyssey
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The Epic of Gilgamesh
Metamorphoses
Oedipus Rex  (The Theban Plays, #1)
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History of the Peloponnesian War
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Beowulf
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Cleopatra: A Life


Thomas Paine
Later times have laid all the blame upon the Goths and Vandals, but, however unwilling the partizans of the Christian system may be to believe or to acknowledge it, it is nevertheless true, that the age of ignorance commenced with the Christian system.There was more knowledge in the world before that period, than for many centuries afterwards; and as to religious knowledge, the Christian system, as already said, was only another species of mythology; and the mythology to which it succeeded, was ...more
Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason

Thomas Henry Huxley
It was badly received by the generation to which it was first addressed, and the outpouring of angry nonsense to which it gave rise is sad to think upon. But the present generation will probably behave just as badly if another Darwin should arise, and inflict upon them that which the generality of mankind most hate—the necessity of revising their convictions. Let them, then, be charitable to us ancients; and if they behave no better than the men of my day to some new benefactor, let them recolle ...more
Thomas Henry Huxley

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